Acupuncture, Massage, Psychotherapy and Reiki – By appointment, Mon-Fri, except holidays. Center for Integrative Medicine. Contact: 410-770-9400. Please note CIM’s new location: Suite 300, 522 Cynwood Drive, Easton.
“Ask the Expert” Podcasts – Visit http://umshoreregional.org/ATE for podcasts of radio interviews with UM SRH specialists on diabetes, childbirth and parent education, men’s health, interventional radiology and stroke awareness.
Breast Cancer Support Programs – Transition to Wellness: Free workshops for breast cancer survivors and patients who are ending treatment. Survivors Offering Support (SOS): Free program pairing women who have breast cancer with mentors who are breast cancer survivors. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5866.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings – Every Mon & Tues, 9am-12pm, Diagnostic & Imaging Center, Easton; every Tues & Fri, 11am-1pm, UM SMC at Dorchester, Main Lobby. (Excluding holidays).
DIABETES AWARENESS EVENTS
Keep Calm and Shop On – Food shopping guided tours for diabetes patients and their family members led by certified diabetes educators. Easton: Tues, 11/10 & 17, two sessions each day, 1:30-2:30pm and 3-4pm, Giant Foods. Chestertown: Thurs, 11/12, 2:30-4 pm, Redners Market. Free but RSVP required: for Chestertown, call 410-778-3300, ext. 2295; for Easton, call 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Support Group/Denton – Weds, 11/11, 6pm, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Denton. Topic: Snacking Simply, diabetic-friendly samples provided. Contact: 410-479-2161.
Diabetic Neuropathy: What You Need to Know – Mon, 11/16, 5:30pm, Talbot Senior Center, Easton. Open meeting of the Easton Diabetes Support Group featuring presentation by Terry Detrich, MD. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes and Endocrinology Open House – Fri, 11/20, 1-4pm, UM SMC at Easton Freeman Outpatient Center. Talk one-on-one with diabetes educators and diabetic product vendors; learn from presentations on diabetes control, insulin pumps, carbs, exercise and pre-diabetes. Diabetes patients, family members and caregivers welcome.
Thankful for Wellness Day – Sat, 11/21, 10am-2pm, Easton Elementary School. Doris Allen, BSN, RN, CDE will be on site to
talk to community members who have questions about diabetes.
Diabetes Support Group/Chestertown – Tues 11/24, 6:30pm, UM SMC at Chestertown Conference Room. Information and support for diabetes patients and family members. Contact: 410-778-7668.
Diabetes Support Group/Cambridge – Weds, 11/25, 5:30pm, UM SMC at Dorchester Board Room. Information and support for diabetes patients and family members. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Cancer Patient Support Group – Tues, 11/3 & 17, Cancer Center, Easton. Information and support for cancer patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Contact: 443-254-5940.
Breastfeeding Support Group – Tues, 11/3 & 17, 10-11:30am, UM SMC at Easton, 5th floor meeting room. Led by lactation consultants for new and expectant mothers. Contact: 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
Carb Counting Class – Tues, 11/3, 1:30-3:30pm, UM SMC at Easton, UM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center. Overview of meal planning for diabetics. Referral and advance registration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Self- Management Classes – Easton (two sessions): Tues, 11/3-10-17, 9am-12pm; and Weds, 11/4-11-18, 4:30-7:30pm, UM SMC at Easton, UM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center. Chestertown: Thurs, 11/5-12-19, 1-4pm, UM SMC at Chestertown Education Center. Medical information and strategies enabling patients to manage their diabetes for optimal wellness. Referral and preregistration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
ASK THE EXPERT SERIES – RSVP for Ask the Expert Presentations: Cathy Wright, 410-822-1000, ext. 5222, or email@example.com.
Stroke Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery – Chestertown: Weds, 11/4, 11am, Amy Lynn Ferris Activity Center. Easton: Talbot Senior Center, Tues, 11/10, 1pm. Denton: Tues, 11/17, 10am, Caroline Senior Center. Presenter: Jessica Fluharty, Neuroscience Specialist.*Offered in partnership with Upper Shore Aging, Inc.
Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery: Less is More – Weds, 11/4, 6pm, UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Queenstown. Presenter: Khalid Kurtom, MD, FAANS, FACS, Chesapeake Neurological Surgery.
Keeping Your Child Safe: How to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries of the Body and Brain– Tues, 11/10, 6pm, UM SMC at Easton Health Education Center. Presenters: Walid Kamsheh, MD, Shore Neurology & Sleep Medicine, and Jason Jancosko, DO, Orthopedic Center.
Palliative Care: The Bridge – Thurs, 11/12, 11am, Chestertown Town Building, 118 N. Cross Street, second floor. Presenter: Sharon Stagg, Nurse Practitioner, UM SRH Palliative Care Program. *Brought to the community in partnership with HomePorts.
Accessible Care, Comprehensive Support: Cancer Support Services Throughout the Region – Cambridge: Thurs, 11/12, 6pm, UM SMC at Dorchester, 3rd floor Conference Room. Easton: Thurs, 11/19, 6pm, UM SMC at Easton Health Education Center. Presenters: Patty Plaskon, coordinator of Oncology Social Work, Sharon Richter, clinical research nurse; and Margot Spies, nurse navigator.
Mid-Shore Stroke Support Group – Thurs, 11/5, 1-2:30pm, Presbyterian Church, Easton. Information and support for stroke survivors, family and caregivers. Topic: How Can I Best Help My Stroke Survivor? Presenter: Kathi Naumann, Caregiver Workshop. Light refreshments. Contact: 410-310-9280, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Labor & Delivery Class – Sat, 11/7, 8:30am-3pm, UM SMC at Easton, Health Education Center. Overview of pregnancy and birth; expectant mothers, spouses and birthing coaches are encouraged to attend. Free. Contact: 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
Free Seminar: Tax Strategies for 2015 – Sat, 11/7, 10am-12pm, Heartfields Assisted Living, Easton. Presenters: Deborah Walsworth, CBIZ MHM, LLC & Mayer Hoffman McCann, PC, and Darian Sump, CPA, Sump & Associates, PC. Sponsored by UM Memorial Hospital Foundation. Limited seating; preregistration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5792, email@example.com.
US TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group – Tuesday, 11/10, 6:30pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Speaker: Christopher Runz, DO, of Shore Comprehensive Urology. Contact: 410-820-6800, ext. 2300.
Breastfeeding Class – Sat, 11/14, 9am-12:30pm, UM SMC at Easton Health Education Center. Led by lactation consultants for new and expectant mothers. Free. Contact: 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.
Look Good … Feel Better – Mon, 11/16, 10am-12pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Free ACS program for women with cancer includes hair, skin and make-up tips, samples and a visit to the wig room. For more information, call 410-822-1000, ext. 5355.
Diabetes Self-Management Refresher Class – Mon, 11/16, 10am-12pm, UM Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology, UM SMC at Easton. For those who have completed diabetes education classes but want to improve their self-care. Referral and preregistration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Better Breathers Support Group – Tues, 11/17, 1-3pm, UM SMC at Chestertown Education Center. Topic: The Do’s and Don’ts of Inhaled Steroids and Prednisone. Presenter: Ken Peregoy, Pharm.D. RSVP preferred: 410-778-3300, ext. 2222.
Breast Cancer Support Group – Tues, 11/17, 6-7:30pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Information and support for patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment recovery and survivorship. Contact: 410-822-9400.
Ask a Dietitian! – Weds, 11/18, 10am-3pm, UM SMC at Chestertown, Cafeteria Meeting Room. Talk one-on-one (in person or by phone), with registered dietitians about your dietary concerns, including diabetic issues, weight loss and surgery prep, heart disease, cancer treatment, gluten intolerance, IBS and more. Light refreshments. Walk in or call 410-778-7668, ext. 2274.
Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregivers Support Group – Thurs, 11/19, 6-7:30pm. UM Shore Nursing & Rehab Center at Chestertown. Led by Stephanie Golebieski, RN. Contact: 410-778-4550.
Cancer & Prostate Cancer Support Groups – Mon, 11/23, 7pm, UM SMC at Chestertown Information and support for patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Contact: 410-778-7668, ext. 2175.
Stroke Support Group/Queenstown – Tues, 11/24, 12-2pm, UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Queenstown. Emotional Issues after a Stroke. Presenter: Deborah Weber, therapist. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5068.
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